Heath Ledger: A Life In Pictures exhibition
Heath Ledger: A Life In Pictures is a new free exhibition celebrating the life and work of one of Australia’s most acclaimed and beloved actors.
The exhibition opens Friday 10 August from 12.30–5pm then runs Monday–Thursday 9am–5pm, Friday 9am–8pm, weekends and public holidays 12–5pm until 10 February 2019.
Every Friday at 1pm, there will be a free floor talk in the gallery about the exhibition.
About the exhibition
Explore a selection of film costumes and props, Heath’s own character research journals, celebrity portraits and acting awards, and more.
Rare objects on display include:
Research journals with hand-written notes, kept by Heath to prepare for roles such as the Joker in The Dark Knight
Original costumes from his films including The Dark Knight and Brokeback Mountain
His Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Dark Knight
Two of Heath’s motorcycles and several of his photo cameras
A wide range of images, including Heath’s own photographic work
Portraits by several renowned photographers, including Karin Catt, Frances Andrijich, Platon and Anthony Amos
A diverse selection of objects reflecting Heath’s personal interests, ranging from chess to photography, music videos and directing.
Curated in collaboration with his family, Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures offers a rare insight into the man behind the camera.
Photo: Karin Catt.